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Scud Illustrated


Scud (Gammaridae), colored pencil
Commissioned by: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

About Scuds:
Scuds are in the order Amphipoda (amphipods). Amphipoda look like shrimp. Most are marine and freshwater. They are preyed upon by fish, marine mammals, and seabirds. They do not have a carapace.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda (having a segmented body with appendages on each segment)
Subphylum: Crustacea (having 3 body parts: head, thorax, and abdomen/pleon)
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Amphipoda
Suborder: Gammaridea
Family: Gammaridae

More about scuds:
Photos of Amphipoda (Scuds)
Amphipods (University of Florida)

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